Actor Nakamura Utaemon III as Kajiwara Heizô Kagetoki in Kajiwara Heizô Kôbai Tazuna

Signed

Naniwa Jukôdô Yoshikuni ga

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005)



NOTES:

[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Actor Nakamura Utaemon III as Kajiwara Heizô Kagetoki in Kajiwara Heizô Kôbai Tazuna

  • 「梶原平三紅梅(かじわらへいぞうこうばいたずな)」 「梶原平三景時 中村歌右ヱ門」(三代目)
  • Japanese, Edo period, 1821 (Bunsei 4), 3rd month
  • Artist Jukôdô Yoshikuni, Japanese, active 1804–1843
Dimensions
Vertical ôban
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Classification
Prints
Type
Ukiyo-e print; Kamigata-e (Osaka/Kyoto); kabuki
Catalogue Raisonné
Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 90
Accession Number
11.36261
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